What is The Digital Field Trip to the Wetlands?
This Digital Field Trip uses virtual reality technology to allow students
to visit a bog in Ontario without getting their feet wet! It is a truly
interactive program incorporating animations, narration, games, text, full
color photographs and a comprehensive workbook in one easy-to-use package.
The Digital Field Trip to The Wetlands makes learning biology an enjoyable
experience; students have fun and are able to learn independently through
exploration and discovery.
The Digital Field Trip to The Wetlands teaches the principles of wetlands
ecology and encourages an awareness of the importance of wetlands conservation.
Features & Benefits
What does it cover?
The five modules, Field Trip, Study of a Bog, Wetlands Types, Mechanisms
of a Wetland and Our Endangered Wetlands are integrated into one fully
interactive learning tool.
- The Field
Trip module uses virtual reality technology to allow the student
to explore the Cloud Lake bog in Algonquin Park, Ontario, Canada.
- The Study of A Bog module includes The
Bog Food Web, Plant and Animal Adaptations, Formation and
Succession, as well as an in-depth study of Photosynthesis.
- The Wetlands Types module covers the similarities and differences of
the various wetland types.
- The Mechanisms of a Wetland module addresses topics such as nutrient
cycles, erosion, groundwater, productivity and flooding.
- Our Endangered Wetlands deals with the issues of conservation, habitat
System RequirementsWindows XP, Windows 7 or Vista (32 bit) (some features may not work in the 64 bit version of Vista)
32 MB of RAM (64 or more recommended)
75 MB of hard drive space for QuickTime
Mac OSX 10.3.9 or later
30 MB of available RAM